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  1. Early observations from spring training

    Buster Olney

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- This is the time of spring training when a player can redefine himself with a first impression, good or bad. You could be Jesus Montero walking into the Seattle Mariners' camp 40 pounds overweight, or maybe Masahiro Tanaka, cutting...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  2. Matt Moore, Jesus Montero and other prospects who could make the ...

    Buster Olney

    With Keith Law's top 100 prospects debuting today, Buster Olney looks at 10 guys who may not have to wait to make the big leagues.

    Blog | Conversation | February 09, 2012
  3. Questions remain after Yankees trade Jesus Montero to Mariners fo...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that several questions remain following the trade that sent Michael Pineda to the Yankees and Jesus Montero to the Mariners, including whether Montero will be able to become a full-time catcher.

    Blog | Conversation | January 14, 2012
  4. Jesus Montero's time may be close

    Buster Olney

    Jorge Posada had four at-bats on Saturday and he went 0-for-4. Since the All-Star break, he is hitting .232 with no homers, two doubles and three walks, for an on-base percentage of .271. In the past, one of his strengths as a hitter was his ability ...

    Blog | August 07, 2011
  5. MLB - Jesus Montero may finally get the call for the New York Yan...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that with Jorge Posada's struggles this season, star prospect Jesus Montero may finally be called up for the New York Yankees.

    Blog | Conversation | August 07, 2011
  6. The Justin Smoak trade is forcing the Seattle Mariners to self-ev...

    Buster Olney

    It's self-evaluation time in Seattle. A big, painful look in the mirror. That's because the trade that landed the team Justin Smoak -- plus plenty of unwanted baggage -- is one that could have landed them Jesus Montero. And that's a problem for some.

    Blog | Conversation | September 14, 2010
  7. MLB: The Seattle Mariners can say they turned a profit when they ...

    Buster Olney

    When the Phillies shipped Cliff Lee to Seattle, the teams were considered to be essentially trading a rental. Neither was likely to keep him long-term. But what Seattle could end up with far outweighs the prospects they gave up to get the great lefty.

    Blog | Conversation | July 09, 2010
  8. Jesus Montero can hit -- but there's a catch

    Buster Olney

    The other day, New York Yankees coach Tony Pena took the team's catchers through some work, first focusing on throwing the ball to second base; Yogi Berra was there, too, and so was Butch Wynegar, offering advice. Jorge Posada, who is easing his...

    Blog | February 25, 2010
  9. MLB -- Buster Olney -- Inside the New York Yankees' mission to ma...

    Buster Olney

    There's no question that Jesus Montero, all 6-4, 220-plus pounds of him, can absolutely go Roy Hobbs on a baseball. But to become a player of great value, he'll need to prove he's more than a lifer at DH. Such is the mission of the Yankees.

    Blog | Conversation | February 25, 2010